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7 Nights Out

Fri., May 16, 2014, midnight

1: Cheyenne Jackson sings the Great American Songbook

He’s a Broadway leading man who has appeared in award-winning films, hammed it up on “30 Rock” and sold out Carnegie Hall – twice. Now this born-in-Spokane, raised-in-Newport singer-actor is coming home for a one-night-only performance of American standards with the Spokane Symphony Orchestra.

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $35-$48, through the Fox box office, or any TicketsWest outlet


2: ‘Gypsy’

This classic musical, based in part on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, takes you back to the era of early 1920s vaudeville.

When: Friday through June 15. Performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Where: Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St.

Cost: $30/adults, $28/military and seniors, $22/students, through TicketsWest

Info: (509) 325-2507 or

3: ‘Witches’ Night Off’

Members of the cast of “Wicked” head to the Bing on their night off for an evening of non-Ozian music to benefit the Spokane AIDS Network.

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday

Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $35 general, $70 VIP, through TicketsWest

Info: (509) 455-8993

4: Hed PE

Long-running California rapcore band hits the road in advance of this summer’s forthcoming album, “Evolution.” With support from the metal band Soil.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $16, through TicketWeb


5: Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade

76th annual event with Lilac queen and princesses, floats, equestrian, more than 200 military members, marching bands and more.

When: 7:45 p.m. Saturday

Where: Through streets of downtown Spokane

Cost: Free

6: Tech N9ne

Popular rapper returns to Spokane on the Independent Grind Tour 2014. With guests Krizz Kaliko, Freddie Gibbs, Jarren Benton and Psych Ward Druggies.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $26 advance, $28 day of show, through TicketWeb


7: Mickey Avalon

Hollywood-based rapper visits Spokane on a swing through the Northwest.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $20 through TicketWeb


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